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Articles tagged Rhythm

Morning and Evening: Setting a Rhythm for the Day

“And there was evening, and there was morning, the first day.” When I read Scripture aloud with my children, I see things differently. Years ago, when my children were nine, seven, and four, we read through Exodus and the descriptions of the Tabernacle. Their curiosity...
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Rhyme and Rhythm: Enjoying Poetry as a Family

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: March 5, 2012 Smooth ebony finRising over rolling wavesDipping down to depths This week, while on a business trip with my husband to...
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Music and God's Good Timing

by Caleb
Monday, 09 February, 2015
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Most often, we assume if something takes time, it is not as good. Even if we recognize in our minds that this is not true, our actions speak much differently (this is especially true for Americans). We love fast food. We love buying things online. Amazon Prime is the...
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Learning from a Simple Melody: Scarborough Fair (Excerpted from The Neglected Muse: Why Music Is an Essential Liberal Art [Part IV*])

Music education that aims at real knowledge requires careful attention to the elements of music: tones, time-values, intervals, etc. Students must learn to read music and correctly identify notes on a staff. Soon after this "basic training," they should look closely at...
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Add a Bit of Silliness to Your Poetry Class

by Jen
Thursday, 21 March, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“This is just a bit of silliness, really,” says thirteen-year-old Peter Llewelyn Davies as a disclaimer to his first attempt at writing a play, in the 2004 film Finding Neverland. “I should hope so,” replies his mentor, playwright J.M. Barrie. “Go on.” Even though...
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